15 things to do at the Grey Cup Festival this Thursday, November 21

Nov 20 2019, 3:30 pm

The party really gets going this Thursday, November 21, with team parties kicking off, ticketed events starting, and much more at the Grey Cup Festival.

Nissan Titan Street Festival

What: The Stampede Park will be ground zero for Grey Cup celebrations all week long, with plenty of exciting experiences, entertainment, and adult beverages available.

When: November 20 to November 23
Time: Wednesday: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 9:30 am to 9:30 pm
Where: Stampede Park
Admission: Free

Jiffy Lube Tube Slide

What: Check out a FREE tube slide at the Nissan Titan Street Festival from Wednesday to Saturday, with three lanes of high-speed fun down a 169-foot-long slope.

When: November 20 to November 23
Time: Wednesday: 6:30 to 9:30 pm; Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 9:30 am to 9:30 pm
Where: Stampede Park
Admission: Free

ATCO Stratosphere

What: Walk into a 60-foot-high dome with 360-degree video projection — that’s 7x larger than an IMAX screen.

When: November 20 to November 23
Time: Wednesday: 6:30 to 9:30 pm; Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Stampede Park
Admission: Free

Grey Cup Merchandise Store

What: Pick up your official Grey Cup merch at the BMO Centre at any point throughout the festivities to make sure you’ve got a souvenir to take home!

When: November 20 to November 23
Time: Wednesday: 6:30 to 9:30 pm; Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 9:30 am to 9:30 pm
Where: 20 Roundup Way
Admission: Free — unless you buy something

Grey Cup Food Hall

What: Grab a bite to eat while enjoying the festivities by heading over to the lower level of the Big Four Roadhouse.

When: November 20 to November 23
Time: Wednesday: 6:30 to 9:30 pm; Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 11:00 am to 9:30 pm
Where: Hall A, BMO Centre
Admission: Free

Indoor Family Zone

What: Bring the kids over to Hall A for 50,000 sq. ft. of family friendly fun, including a toddler area, a mini turf, an obstacle course, and much more.

When: November 20 to November 23
Time: Wednesday: 6:30 to 9:30 pm; Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 9:30 am to 9:30 pm
Where: Big Four Roadhouse
Admission: Free

United Rentals Grey Cup Festival 50/50 Program

What: Don’t forget to snag some 50/50 tickets for the chance to win big and support the Stampeders Foundation.

When: November 20 to 23
Time: 6 to 11:59 pm

Grey Cup Festival Fireworks presented by CN

What: End the night off with a literal bang with a spectacular fireworks display at 9 pm each night of the festival!

When: November 20 to 23
Time: 9 pm
Where: Lot 3, Stampede Park
Admission: Free

Breakfast with the Guys

What: CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie, Flames VP Gord Norrie, pro football player Keon Raymond, and former Edmonton Wildcat Zach Chomchuk will talk about making a change to tackle domestic violence.

When: Thursday, November 21
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: Big Four Roadhouse
Admission: $150, available online

TD Outdoor Stage

What: Check out an exciting lineup of live music all throughout the day at the TD Outdoor Stage.

When: Thursday, November 21
Time: 9:30 am – High Steppin’ Daddy
Noon – The Heebee-jeebees
2:30 pm – Blake Reid Band
6:30 pm – Mariya Stokes
8 pm – Jocelyn Alice
Where: Lot 3 Stampede Park
Admission: Free

Pancake Breakfast

What: Grab yourself some fluffy (and free) pancakes to start the day off on the right foot.

When: November 21 to November 23
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am
Where: Lot 3 TD Outdoor Stage
Cost: Free

Spirit of Edmonton Team Party

What: Join your fellow Edmontonians for live music, CFL Cheer teams, and much more for this fantastic fan party.

When: Thursday, November 21
Time: 4 pm to 1 am
Where: Hall C BMO Centre
Admission: $10 at the door

Atlantic Schooners Team Party

What: This Atlantic-themed party will feature a Schooner jersey auction, Celtic rock bands, and plenty of screech to go around

When: Thursday, November 21
Time: 4 pm to midnight
Where: Hall D BMO Centre
Admission: $10

Shaw CFL Awards

What: The Saddledome will play host to the official CFL awards, recognizing some of the best players in the game  — on and off the field.

When: Thursday, November 21
Time: 6 to 9:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
Admission: $105

Stamps House Team Party

What: This is the official Grey Cup party of the Calgary Stampeders, and it will be running from Thursday to Saturday.

When: Thursday, November 21
Time: 7 pm to 2 am
Where: Hall B BMO Centre
Admission: $10